NBD (Coming Soon!)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MrBassman17, Jul 7, 2017.

  1. MrBassman17


    Dec 30, 2011
    Brewster, NY
    OK, I couldn't help myself, and it's done! Pre-ordered the new Jack Casady 20th. Anniversary bass! zZounds has the four payment; no credit check; no interest; no tax; no shipping deal, and I couldn't stop myself! They say expected to arrive to them about July 20th., I'm in no rush. Now, all I have to do is find a buyer for my silver burst JC Ltd. Ed.!
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  2. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
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  3. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Em er perdy.
  4. Eilif

    Eilif Holding it down in K-Town. Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    Very Nice! That's a looker that's going to sound great.

    I've got Jack Casady pup and guts in my Artcore 140 and it's a tone monster.

    I do hope the anniversary model is free from the odd-dropoff that many of the cassady's had with their volume and tone pots. I swapped mine with 1000k pots and it helped quite a bit, but it's still somewhat there. Still, the tone is worth the oddity of adjustment.
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  5. Drifter_Bass


    Apr 5, 2017
    MPLS, MN
    What are the stock pots in the typical Casady model?
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  6. Eilif

    Eilif Holding it down in K-Town. Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    That is the mystery.
    There was some discussion of it here before, but I think they were 25k. Could be wrong though. I'm still unclear if the problem was strictly the rating of the pots or their quality.
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  7. Looks like a beauty! Congrats!!!
  8. MrBassman17


    Dec 30, 2011
    Brewster, NY
    I already know that the pick guard is coming off, and I'll be switching the tuners for Hipshot Ultralight's and the bridge for the Hipshot 3 point. What I'm undecided about is to transport those items from my silver burst, which are black, or purchase new in gold! I think the gold would really look great against the red, but there are a lot of black highlights throughout the wood grain and knobs, so I'm debating both pro's & con's. What do you all think? Black or gold?
  9. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    That sounds like a wonderful combination - any clips?
  10. Eilif

    Eilif Holding it down in K-Town. Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    Nope. Never recorded that bass.
    It pretty much sounds just like a Cassady with perhaps a bit more attack and a tiny bit less warmth. Not surprising since the size, scale and construction is about the same and the only significant differences are the 2 part bridge, and the pup being located a bit closer to that bridge.
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  11. Eilif

    Eilif Holding it down in K-Town. Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    I'm normally not a gold hardware guy, but I think this would be the bass to go gold on. Gold knobs and hardware would be really pretty. Perhaps go all the way and take a fine tipped gold paint marker and make the writing on the impdence switch plate gold also?
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